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Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
Boston, MA, United States
10+ years in sales
Joined January 2021
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About
I got into sales because I had no real skills coming out of college in a recession.
Products I've sold
Real Estate Software
Fitness Software
API Management Software
Cyber Insurance
Advisory Services
Departments I've sold into
Engineering
Operations
Sales
Marketing
IT
Executive
Sales roles I've held
Sales Enablement
Sales Operations
Director of Business Development
AE (Account Executive)
AM (Account Manager)
Sales Ops
Director of Sales
BDR
Stages of companies I've sold for
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WR Officer
Politicker
Catalyst
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Good Citizen
Posts
35
Hello.
Discussion
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What is one thing you want to tell your manager, but you know you'll get fired if you do?
Question
58
12
"Good news! We have a fun new campaign set up in the CRM for you..."
Discussion
7
23
Why your S/BDR job feels like it's crushing your soul.
Discussion
36
22
What's the best yogurt?
Question
42
The king of yogurt is....
+137
Grant_Horun ,   hauru.sales ,   rkb   and 137 people voted
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23
What part of your job do you struggle most with?
Discussion
23
I need help with...
+173
Flippinghubs ,   QueenSoopers ,   LocoSales   and 173 people voted
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35
I just finished onboarding 3 new AEs, and here is what I learned. (LONG POST)
Advice
44
12
Advice to the newbies 👀 🦻
Discussion
11
42
It's a cold world. Please be specific.
Discussion
29
60
"It looks like we have mutual connections" 🤦‍♂️ [STOP DOING THIS]
Advice
56
22
Self-Diagnosed ADHD Sales Pros: Do You Pomodoro?
Discussion
40
I...
Bo
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Boudreaux ,   Grant_Horun ,   Corpslovechild   and 140 people voted
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19
Frivolous Friday Question
Question
32
Who are you working for?
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SammySandbags ,   BillyHoyle ,   Simo   and 122 people voted
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22
How many times do you close in a sales cycle? (Part 2)
Discussion
18
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How many times do you close in a sales cycle? (Part 1)
Discussion
16
In a typical sales cycle I close...
+127
SammySandbags ,   BillyHoyle ,   cw95   and 127 people voted
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29
Read me.
Discussion
24
16
Best Email Verification Tool/Platform?
Question
16
40
Hey managers, listen up for a second.
Advice
34
24
I loathe your prospecting videos.
Discussion
31
How do you feel when you get a video from an S/BDR in an email?
Ma
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Fribbles ,   Corpslovechild ,   Marketingtools4days   and 152 people voted
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33
Lurkers...why?
Question
60
18
Ted Lasso taught me...
Discussion
13
11
Bug Report: Downvotes coming up as "upvotes" in notifications
Discussion
21
6
EOQ/M Deal Room -- Let's Help One Another!
Discussion
5
19
Ever heard of the saying "Just because you can, doesn't mean you should"? Awesome...
Discussion
25
9
End of Quarter Tools: Leveraging Positive Implications and Negative Consequences
Discussion
3
17
Is it true, you can't go home again?
Discussion
33
13
KPIs: Science or Bullshit?
Advice
16
13
Interesting discussion with my team regarding commission payments...idea!
Question
16
9
How do you handle trials/pilots in a deal cycle?
Discussion
8
During a trial I like to...
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cw95 ,   Simo ,   OldDirty_SaaStrd   and 62 people voted
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9
Discount Gives and Gets
Discussion
6
My favorite customer get for a discount is...
+62
cw95 ,   Simo ,   Incognito   and 62 people voted
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Outbound email tip of the week: Why you, why you now.
Discussion
36
8
Enjoy this video, and we'll see you all back here next week!
Discussion
2
11
Dear Fellow Sales Leaders: How Do You Deal with Difficult Peers?
Discussion
13
9
Have you ever experienced a clawback?
Discussion
10
Ever been dirty with a clawback?
+56
cw95 ,   Simo ,   Incognito   and 56 people voted
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12
Preferred Video Platform?
Question
4
I use this for video prospecting:
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+57
xetine ,   cw95 ,   Simo   and 57 people voted
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10
Outbound Email Strategies
Question
8
25
$100k base. One sales role for the rest of your life. What's your choice?
Discussion
28
I'm going to go with
fi
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fishagain ,   CharmingSalesGal ,   harebrained   and 242 people voted
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11
What if your company gave you what you wanted...
Question
12
Would you ask for what you want instead of leaving to get it elsewhere?
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cw95 ,   Simo ,   FlintIronstag   and 44 people voted
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32
How to use the search bar
Discussion
17
15
FR: The people demand a 💩 post tag
Discussion
17
27
Goodbye Posts on LinkedIn?
Discussion
34
Would you write a goodbye?
ke
+119
cw95 ,   leb0ng ,   kerryj23   and 119 people voted
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34
Do you work for Gong?
Discussion
22
11
How much time do you spend in The War Room?
Question
7
I spend...
+33
cw95 ,   Simo ,   Incognito   and 33 people voted
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14
Eating on Video?
Question
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Eating on Video?
+55
WCK ,   cw95 ,   Simo   and 55 people voted
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10
How do you prefer your SEs get involved in deals?
Question
4
How do you prefer your SE to get involved?
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cw95 ,   Simo ,   AlexT   and 36 people voted
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17
In-house or Outsourced BDRs
Discussion
20
In-House of Offshore?
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cw95 ,   SnybaDon ,   Sorry_they_died45   and 122 people voted
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